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  1. Jarmila Novotná

    Jarmila Novotná: My Life in Song [Hardback]

    Jarmila Novotná (Author); William V. Madison (Editor); Brian Kellow (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780813176116
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    A legendary beauty, hailed as one of the greatest singing actors of her time, Jarmila Novotná (1907-1994) was an internationally known opera soprano from the former Czechoslovakia. Best known for her performances in Der Rosenkavalier, The Marriag... .... Learn More
  2. Missionary Life in Persia

    Missionary Life in Persia: Being glimpses at a quarter of a century of labors among the Nestorian Christians [Hardback]

    John Ameer (Author); Justin Perkins (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9781463239213
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Kiraz Historic Travels Archive
    Volume: 32
    An account by the American missionary, Justin Perkins, of his years living among the Christians of Persia, with a new Introduction by John Ameer, setting the activities and experiences of the American missionaries in Persia in their historical con... .... Learn More
  3. The Romanovs

    The Romanovs: Family of Faith and Charity [Hardback]

    Maria Maximova (Author); Nicholas Kotar (Author)

    £6.99

    ISBN: 9780884654681
    Published by : Printshop of St Job of Pochaev
    This book shares the story of the last Russian emperor and his family. Their life was not necessarily what one would expect; there was much more than fancy clothes and delicious food. They shared happy memories but also great hardships. They nurse... .... Learn More
  4. The Right to a Father

    The Right to a Father [Paperback]

    Anne Sofie Hardenberg (Author); Pia Christensen Bang (Author); Susan Stanley (Author)

    £24.00

    ISBN: 9780996748032
    Published by : International Polar Institute
    In the ’40s and ’50s many men from Denmark traveled to Greenland to work. Here they met Greenlandic women—which more than once resulted in pregnancies. Many of these men then returned to Denmark, which meant that the children grew up as illegitima... .... Learn More
  5. Jacob L. Devers

    Jacob L. Devers: A General's Life [Paperback]

    James Scott Wheeler (Author); Rick Atkinson (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780813175980
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
    General Jacob L. "Jake" Devers (1897-1979) was one of only two officers - the other was Omar C. Bradley - to command an army group during the decisive campaigns of 1944-1945 that liberated Europe and ended the war with Nazi Germany. After the war,... .... Learn More
  6. Fighting the Cold War

    Fighting the Cold War: A Soldier's Memoir [Paperback]

    John R. Galvin (Author); David H. Petraeus (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780813176000
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: American Warriors Series
    When four-star general John Rogers Galvin retired from the US Army after forty-four years of distinguished service in 1992, the Washington Post hailed him as a man "without peer among living generals." In Fighting the Cold War: A Soldier's Memoi... .... Learn More
  7. Romania during World War I

    Romania during World War I: Observations of an American Journalist [Paperback]

    John Reed (Author); A.K. Brackob (Editor); Louise Bryant (Other)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781592110025
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Romania during World War I faced a unique situation. Although ruled by a German king, it had strong cultural and historical ties to France and the West. The young nation also had territorial ambitions that it hoped to satisfy. As a result, the cou... .... Learn More
  8. Ordinary Wonders

    Ordinary Wonders: Stories of Unexpected Grace [Paperback]

    Olesia Nikolaeva (Author); Alexandra Weber (Author)

    £13.99

    ISBN: 9780884654230
    Published by : Printshop of St Job of Pochaev
    The Deceitful Onion Bulb. A Blessing to Smuggle. The Conjuror of Rain. In this collection of stories as whimsical as their titles, award-winning author Olesia Nikolaeva poignantly recounts life for Christian believers in Soviet and post-Soviet Rus... .... Learn More
  9. The Romanovs Under House Arrest

    The Romanovs Under House Arrest: From the 1917 Diary of a Palace Priest [Hardback]

    Afanasy Belyaev (Author); Marilyn Pfiefer Swezey (Editor); Victor Potapov (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9780884654544
    Published by : Printshop of St Job of Pochaev
    "...for the last time the former rulers of their own home had gathered to fervently pray, tearfully, and on bended knee, imploring that the Lord help and intercede for them in all of their sorrows and misfortunes." Thus the Archpriest Afanasy Bely... .... Learn More
  10. Daughter of the Cold War

    Daughter of the Cold War [Hardback]

    Grace Kennan Warnecke (Author)

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9780822945208
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Russian and East European Studies
    Grace Kennan Warnecke's memoir is about a life lived on the edge of history. Daughter of one of the most influential diplomats of the twentieth century, wife of the scion of a newspaper dynasty and mother of the youngest owner of a major league ba... .... Learn More

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